Online Learning Initiatives and Its Effects on Teaching-Learning Process During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY, ALIGARH , UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA

2 Department of Education, Faculty of Social Science, Aligarh Muslim University , Aligarh-202002, Uttar Pradesh, India

10.22054/dcm.2020.56056.1005

Abstract

Introduction: Online learning is a technologically facilitated learning process using web sites, personal computers (PCs), tablet, cell phones, learning management system (LMS), televisions (TVs), radios, computers, mobile phone, laptop, desktop etc. from a remote distance. Online learning has changed the learning experience for many learners. Rather than sitting on traditional classroom and taking notes, learners are taking advantage of online classes and other forms of online learning. Online learning allows the widespread distribution of electronic learning materials to many learners simultaneously anywhere and anytime from a remote location. Materials and Methods: This is a questionnaire-based study on online learning and its effects on the teaching and learning process during the COVID-19 pandemic. Investigators collated the samples from different teachers and students with regard to their gender, age, community, location, working streams, qualification and experiences. Results: Based on the results obtained, online-learning has a positive effects on teaching-learning process of the learners. Conclusion: Overall, traditional learning is expensive and takes a long time, and the results can vary. Online-learning offers an alternative that is faster, cheaper, and potentially better. Online-learning has to be implemented and made available to everyone easily.

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